The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Illinois State Rep. Chris Miller and U.S. Rep. Mary Miller pose for a photo to commemorate Mary Miller being sworn in as a freshman Congresswoman.

Rep. Miller quotes Hitler, receives calls for resignation

Corryn Brock, News Editor January 7, 2021

U.S. Rep. Mary Miller has received backlash after a speech Tuesday where she quoted Hitler. Miller said in her speech: “If we win a few elections, we’re still going to be losing unless we win...

State Rep. Chris Miller talks to constituents at his fundraising event Monday afternoon. Miller said one of the hardest parts of being a representative is seeing legislation passed that does not coincide with his moral views. “When things get done that violate your conscience and when you’re listening to some of the debates on the floor and you’re sitting there thinking, ‘Are we really having this conversation?’” Miller said.

Rep. Miller hosts fundraiser, Rep. Bailey, Rep. Halbrook speak

Corryn Brock, Hannah Shillo September 2, 2019

State Rep. Chris Miller (R-Robinson) hosted a fundraiser called “Bluegrass and Burgers” Monday night, which featured speeches from State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) and State Rep. Brad Halbrook...

State Rep. Miller to host campaign fundraiser

Corryn Brock, News Editor August 29, 2019

State Rep. Chris Miller (R-Robinson) is hosting a campaign fundraiser, “Bluegrass and Burgers,” at Miller Park in Oakland Sept. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Louisville), who...

Candidate forum held for sheriff, state representative races

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor October 16, 2018

The Charleston and Mattoon Chambers of Commerce held a candidate forum for the Coles County sheriff race and the 110th District State Representative race Tuesday night. Four candidates were invited to...

Know before you vote: The candidates for state representative of the 110th district

Know before you vote: The candidates for state representative of the 110th district

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2018

Shirley Bell (D) Shirley Bell is running unopposed to be the Democratic nominee for state representative of the 110th district. Bell is a retired communication studies professor from Eastern. “After...

2 candidates for state representative of 110th district endorsed for primary election

Staff Report January 16, 2018

Two candidates for state representative of the 110th district, one a Democrat and the other a Republican, have been endorsed in time for the upcoming March primary election. Shirley Bell, running in...

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